NGO CyArk uses 3D laser imaging to preserve endangered artifacts digitally.
Italy has teamed up with UNESCO in an effort to protect art, archaeological sites and artifacts endangered by extremists like the "Islamic State," but also natural disasters.
Completely rebuilding Palmyra's destroyed cultural treasures would turn it into a kind of Disneyland, archeologist Annie Sartre-Fauriat tells DW. For Palmyra, Assad is just as bad as the "IS," she says.
What will happen to Syria's cultural sites after the war? As international experts make an action plan in Berlin, heritage expert Hermann Parzinger tells DW what Germany can offer and warns against unilateral action.
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